Riverbed and Gigamon to enhance network and app performance management

By : |December 24, 2013 0

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Riverbed Technology and Gigamon, a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric architecture, announced that Riverbed Cascade Shark, part of the Riverbed Performance Management product family, now supports Gigamon’s time stamping solution in the GigaVUE H Series.

Together, Riverbed Cascade Shark and Gigamon’s time stamping technology will enable accurate time stamping detail to be used in traffic analysis for faster troubleshooting of network and application problems in enterprise and financial industry IT environments.

“The solutions provided by Riverbed and Gigamon enhance joint customers’ network and application performance monitoring capabilities,” said Dimitri Vlachos, VP, marketing and products at Riverbed. “Precision time stamping provides the granularity which customers dealing with time-sensitive and high-frequency transactions require.”


Gigamon’s time stamp technology together with Riverbed Shark performance analytics, further reduce mean time to resolution (MTTR) by synchronizing time stamps across the network for performance troubleshooting and enable network managers to quickly determine where in the network problems are occurring.

“Our continued work with Riverbed to incorporate optimizing solutions like packet de-duplication and time stamping technology with Riverbed Cascade Shark appliances that provide continuous packet capture allows us to provide complementary solutions,” said Tara Reeve, director of Strategic Alliances at Gigamon. “Network managers gain enhanced efficiency and a quick, precise solution to analyze traffic latency to maintain peak infrastructure performance across environments.”

The announcement expands on the partnership between the two companies. Riverbed is part of Gigamon’s Visibility Fabric Ecosystem Partners, which includes companies and organizations that are committed to solving customer problems with best-of-breed visibility solutions for network security, troubleshooting, application analysis, forensics review and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.

In addition, Gigamon is an elite member of the Riverbed Technology Alliance (RTA) program, a select group of technology companies that partner with Riverbed to jointly develop, market and deliver high-value, high-performance solutions to enterprise customers.

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